At Soapy Paws Pet Salon, we employ only the most experienced and friendliest dog groomers. Our staff is dedicated to providing you excellent service and a breathtaking finished product. Please find out more about our current staff members by reading their bios below. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, contact us today or call us directly at 503-585-2300.
Summer Hile – Salon Manager/Professional Groomer
Summer has been with Soapy Paws since 2007 and is the Manager. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business. She is a professional groomer who also attained her certification from Oregon Pet Grooming Academy. Summer is trained in all dog breeds big and small. She is experienced grooming all breeds including the Shitzu, Lhasa Apso, Cocker Spaniel, Poodles of all sizes, Labradoodles, Maltese, Bichon and many more. She also is continually keeping her knowledge and skill updated by attending seminars and staying informed on the latest grooming procedures. In her spare time, she spends time with her 2 children and her family and friends.
Julie Kirk – Professional Groomer
Julie has been with Soapy Paws since October 2015. She received her grooming certification in 2012, and is experienced in grooming all dog breeds and cats. Her patience and gentle spirit is what makes her special to us and why your pet will be sure to enjoy their time with her. If you are interested in fun, new styles of grooming, she is your girl. She is bringing new ideas to Soapy Paws, including dying dogs, chalking dogs and painting nails. In her spare time she enjoys gardening with her mom, watching movies and spending time with her husband Michael.